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    Rebel Rede

    Remembering to Honor the Moon As a witch I try to be faithful about honoring the wheel of the year. Every sabbat I do my best to at least have a  solitary ritual if I am unable to attend a group ritual. I used to to have a full moon ritual every esbat too. My full moon rituals are my favorite. They are such a magickal and intimate time between me and my deities. Unfortunately I have gotten so busy lately that I have been forgetting to celebrate the esbats. I get bummed out every month when I realize another full moon has passed me by. Sometimes we are so…

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    Musings of a Massachusetts Witch

    Ascension and Expectations Humanity is going through a spiritual evolution. An ascension. And now is the time that we should be releasing negativity, forgiving others as well as ourselves and healing from hurts from our past. It is a time to contemplate where we are and where we are headed individually and as humankind or kind humans (as a friend of mine often says). It is a time for all of us to “walk the talk” but lately I find myself disappointed by those whom I am surrounded by. It appears that they are more hypocritical than I once believed. This disappointments me and forces me to take a closer…

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    Book Review: The Clavis or Key to the Magic of Solomon

    Review:  The Clavis or Key to the Magic of Solomon I guess I’m just may be too inclined to try and stuff things into categories and bins but it has always escaped me why ceremonial magic and Paganism are often tied together.  I understand that modern Paganism is a broad net that sweeps up all the little fishes it can find, but I do sometimes think we have to draw the line somewhere.   Given the recent debate about who is and isn’t and does and doesn’t want to be a Pagan, I think this is a valid question [1].  In my opinion, ceremonial magicians are inherently Christian, given that their…

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    Stones Corner

    Celestite Gentle.  Soothes nerves and stress.  Quiets mind.  Serenity, harmony, easiness, stillness for receiving connection to spirit, creativity.  Aids throat.  Honesty, openness, worry, hearing thyroid.  Central nervous system, tiredness.  This mineral tunes consciousness to higher planes.  It improve mental powers and communication. Cerussite Helps us be centered, confident, capable and versatile amidst life’s challenges.  Grounding to here/now and higher self.  Graciousness, good listening/communication skills.  Psychicness, clarity.  Shows what we can/can’t change.  Letting go (Stress, addictions…). Insomnia, Central Nervous system, coordination, general healing.   Grounds root chakra and opens crown and throat.  Plant growth.  Protection against bugs.   This stone acts on the Higher Self interface with the body.

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    Arimid’s Cauldron

    Lughnasadh Honey Muffins 1 C. Milk ½ C. Strained Wildflower Honey ½ C. Raw Sugar 3 C. Oat Flour 3 t. Baking Powder ¾ t. Sea Salt ¾ t. Powdered Grapefruit seed 1 C. Blackberries washed and drained 3 Eggs Well Beaten ¼ C/ Melted Butter Blend milk, honey, and sugar. Combine with sifted dry ingredients. Add eggs and butter, mix lightly but quickly fold in blackberries; bake in well greased muffin tins at 375* degrees for approximately 20 mins. With Lughnasadh soon to be upon us this recipe is sure to become a favorite.